IBM z15 System Recovery Boost feature code name change

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 119-085
November 26, 2019

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IBM is changing the titles of System Recovery Boost feature codes 6802 and 9930 to help clear up confusion between these priced features and the base capability on the z15. No specific z15 feature codes need to be ordered to be able to use the base capabilities of System Recovery Boost. Feature codes 6802 and 9930 are required only to make use of the optional System Recovery Boost Upgrade Record, which allows the temporary activation of additional zIIP processor resources in conjunction with System Recovery Boost.

The feature code titles are changing to:

  • Feature Code 6802: SRB Upgrade Record
  • Feature Code 9930: SRB Upgrade Authorization

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Effective date

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November 26, 2019

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Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

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IBM® z15 servers are capable on delivery, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. Section 794d, as implemented by 36 C.F.R. Part 1194, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it.

IBM makes no representation about the Section 508 status of third-party products included in this offering. Contact the vendor for specific, current information on the Section 508 status of these products.

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Reference information

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For more information about IBM z15 - The enterprise platform for mission-critical hybrid multicloud, see Hardware Announcement 119-027, dated September 12, 2019.

For more information about IBM z/OS® Version 2 Release 4 - Unleashing innovation through an agile, optimized, and resilient platform, see Software Announcement 219-344, dated July 23, 2019.

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Description Machine type Model Feature number
IBM z15 8561 T01  
SRB Upgrade Record     6802
SRB Upgrade Authorization     9930

Feature codes 6802 and 9930 were announced on September 12, 2019 with IBM z15. Today's announcement is a change to their titles.

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BP Attachment for Announcement Letter 119-085

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